December 21, 2018
Patient and Family Advisory Council Paves the Way To a Better Patient...
Patients and their loved ones are at the core of everything we do at Fox Chase Cancer Center. That’s why some of our most trusted advisors can be found in our Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC). The history of the PFAC Patient- and family-centered... read more
December 21, 2018
Can’t Sleep? You’re Not Alone
Most adults need about seven to nine hours of sleep every night. But, about 15 to 20 percent of adults in the U.S. have a sleep disorder, and 30 percent have had insomnia at some point. Anyone who has missed a night’s sleep knows what it’s like. Lack of... read more
December 21, 2018
What You Need to Know about Neuroendocrine Tumors
For people diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumors (NET), treatment has historically worked to prevent advancement of the disease, but there were no therapies available that actually shrunk these tumors – until now. Some types of this rare form of cancer... read more
December 21, 2018
Fertility and Cancer: What Every Patient Who Wants Children Should Kno...
A cancer diagnosis always brings a multitude of questions about treatment options and prognoses. But if you’re a younger adult and want to have children, fertility may also be something to think about because cancer treatment can affect your ability to... read more
December 20, 2018
How to Talk to Your Family About Cancer History and Risks
Cancer isn’t high on anyone’s list of fun conversation topics. But talking about family cancer history and genetic testing is important. Sharing information can educate and empower patients and their relatives. “Knowing enables us to take action, and that’... read more
December 19, 2018
My Doctor Told Me I Have A “Precancerous” Lesion. Do I Have Cancer?
Receiving the news that you have a precancerous lesion can cause considerable confusion and stress. Naturally, questions will arise as to the risks of getting a “cancerous” lesion, whether treatment is necessary and, if necessary, what treatment options are... read more